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If you like learning independently and at your own convenience, we have recorded almost all of our core trainings and made them available in a self-study format. You can earn non-contact Continuing Education credits too!

Training Calendar

The Power of Themes in Play Therapy

Date:

May 6th (AVAILABLE)

Time:

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Fee: $125/person

CEUs: 2 total 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, PhD, LMHC, RPT-S, CCPT-Master

Program Overview:

The ability to tease out themes in play therapy benefits the relationship with the child, serves as a framework for consultations with caregivers and educational professionals, and improves clinical conceptualization. Identifying and understanding the themes that emerge in the play of play therapy is the focus of this webinar. When working with children, thematic considerations will be envisioned through the lens of the culture of childhood to gain a greater understanding of the play of play therapy. In this course, participants will have multiple authentic learning experiences.

 

By the end of this course participants are able to:

1) Identify common themes in the play of play therapy.

2) Describe how play therapy can be used in consultation.

3) Describe how to apply themes to clinical conceptualization. 

 

Continuing Education (CEs): 1.5 CEs total

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

 

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Play Therapy & Trauma

Date:

May 13th (AVAILABLE)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

(with a 30-minute lunch break)

Student Fee: $100/person

Professional Fee: $150/person

CEUs: 4 total (contact hours)

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

This webinar focuses on using a prescriptive approach to play therapy, with the best of both directive and non-directive play therapy approaches for children who have been traumatized. In this course, participants learn about the emotional, behavioral, and psychological markers of developmental trauma, and the special issues these children present in play therapy, including consulting with parents.


By the end of this course participants are able to:

1) Identify post-traumatic play in play therapy.

2) Describe play therapy techniques suitable for children who have been traumatized.

3) Practice limit-setting skills in play therapy.

4) Describe skills for parent consultation.

Continuing Education:

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Our provider number is MHC-0085. Continuing education credits are free for licensed mental health counselors.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers: Our provider number is SW-0308. Continuing education credits are free for social workers.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168. Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC maintains responsibility for the program. 

Play Therapy & Sexual Trauma

Date:

May 14th (AVAILABLE)

Time:

9:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

(with a 30-minute lunch break)

Student Fee: $100/person

Professional Fee: $150/person

CEUs: 4 total (contact hours)

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Children who have been sexually traumatized are often in need of our clinical services. Using the best elements of both directive and non-directive play therapy approaches with these traumatized children allows for healing and repair of losses associated with sexual trauma like innocence, trust, and appropriate boundaries. In this course, participants learn about sexual development in children, the psychological markers of sexual trauma, and the special issues these children present in play therapy, including consulting with non-offending parents, dealing with the powerful impact of countertransference, and setting limits.

By the end of this course participants are able to:

1) Identify sexualized play in play therapy.

2) Describe play therapy techniques suitable for children who have been traumatized sexually.

3) Practice limit-setting in play therapy.

4) Utilize skills to alleviate issues of countertransference.

Continuing Education:

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Our provider number is MHC-0085. Continuing education credits are free for licensed mental health counselors.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers: Our provider number is SW-0308. Continuing education credits are free for social workers.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168. Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC maintains responsibility for the program. 

Supervision of Supervision in Play Therapy

Date:

May 24th(AVAILABLE)

Time:

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST

Fee: $135/person

CEUs: 2 total 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

This webinar focuses on the nuanced role of providing play therapy supervision. Participants will be immersed in the process of play therapy supervision, with authentic learning experiences. Play therapy supervisors will identify how to titrate the multifaceted roles they have in supervision as when their supervisees are providing services to children.

 

By the end of this course participants are able to:

1) Identify three unique features of play therapy supervision.

2) Describe play therapy informed techniques suitable for use in supervision.

3) Describe a minimum of three specific skills for providing feedback to play therapy supervisees.

 

 

***For individuals working on their CCPT-S credential through NIRE, this webinar satisfies 1 hour toward your certification.

 

Continuing Education Credits (CEs): 2 CEs Total 

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

 

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Play Therapy Basic Training

Date(s):

June 10th - 11th (AVAILABLE)

Time:

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. EST

(with a 1 hour lunch break each day)

Students Fee:

$125/person/day

Professionals Fee: $175/person/day

CEUs: 12 total (6 per day)

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Day 1 Description:

 

Mental health and educational professionals who work with children can significantly
benefit from training in play therapy. The most basic skills in play therapy can improve rapport and subsequently relationships with children (professional AND personal). In this workshop participants will learn basic play therapy skills to engage children (from infancy through the elementary grades) in play therapy. Developmental and cultural issues relevant to this population will be addressed and many practical and dynamic interventions will be demonstrated.

 

 

Day 2 Description:

Mental health and educational professionals who have attended Play Therapy Basic
Training 1 or have initial training in Child-Centered Play Therapy can significantly benefit from this seminar. In this workshop, participants will review play therapy to further their knowledge and skills. Advanced skills training through role-plays and practice exercises will be included to increase experience and knowledge on play therapy. Participants will also have the opportunity to reflect on their previous training and ask questions.

 

 

Day 1 Objectives:
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
1) Identify three ways to use play therapy with children; 2) Replicate play therapy techniques
suitable for children; 3) Use beginning play therapy skills to address the developmental and
emotional needs of children 4) Accurately identify feelings in children 5) Explain the culture of childhood as it relates to Play Therapy, 6) Describe the play therapy approach with children.

 

 

Day 2 Objectives:
By the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:
1) Describe the child-centered play therapy process and have first-hand experience through
authentic learning and practice, 2) Identify key themes that may present themselves in a child's play and understand their significance, 3) Develop strategies for approaching common play therapy issues 4) Describe how and why limits are set in play therapy, 5) Create a foundation for utilizing limiting setting in clinical practice of play therapy, 6) List what toys are appropriate in the therapeutic play room.

Continuing Education - 12 CEs (6 per day)

 

 

*Due to COVID-19 health concerns, this one-time online event has been approved by APT for (12 hrs) CONTACT CE Hours. In order to receive contact CEs for this training, you must keep your camera on at all times during the live session.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

 

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Creating a Virtual Play Therapy Room

Dates:

December 17th (SOLD OUT)

January 3rd (SOLD OUT)

January 12th (SOLD OUT)

January 24th (SOLD OUT)

February 7th (SOLD OUT)

March 18th (SOLD OUT)

March 28th (SOLD OUT)

 

*Private Sessions Available:

Inquire via email: fayeswettics@gmail.com

Times:

Sunday Sessions are from:

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

Thursday Sessions are from:

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. EST

 

Student Fee: $100

Professional Fee: $120

 

CEUs: 2 total

*This course counts as contact hours upon completion of a post-training quiz.

How can we use technology to recreate the warmth and safety of the play therapy room?
In this webinar, you will learn how to create a virtual play therapy room to use with your clients. We will start with the basics involved in setting up “rooms”, and then select items and activities for your play therapy room that facilitate a wide range of emotional and creative expression.


By the end of this webinar, participants will be able to:
1) Apply the technical skills needed to set up a virtual play therapy room and utilize it effectively during live sessions with clients.
2) Create their own virtual play therapy room, which aligns with their therapeutic orientation and personal style.
3) Identify ways to individualize their virtual play therapy rooms to meet the needs of each client.

"Participants in this training must be comfortable with basic computer skills such as: searching the internet, navigating between browser tabs, copy/pasting, minimizing windows, etc.  If you are interested in this webinar but require a slower pace, please register for the beginner level workshop on March 21." 

 

ABOUT THE PRESENTER

Jennifer Johnson, LCSW, RPT-S is a play therapist in private practice in Brooklyn, NY. She has worked in the field of children’s mental health for over a decade, and was previously the Clinical Director of the largest preschool children’s day treatment program in NYC. She has extensive experience treating children with a variety of emotional and behavioral challenges, traumatic experiences, attachment difficulties, and developmental delays. Jennifer received her master's degree in social work from Columbia University in 2008, and her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Clark University in 2004.

CONTINUING EDUCATION
Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental  Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0085

 

Integrative  Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York  State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0308.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168.

Play Therapy Supervision & the Art of Feedback

Date:

April 19th (unavailable)

Time:

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Fee: $135/person

CEUs: 2 total 

Presented by:

Jodi Mullen, Ph.D. LMHC CCPT-Master RPT-S

Program Overview:

This presentation focuses on using a play therapy and developmental informed lens for supervision. Participants will be immersed in the emotional, behavioral, and psychological markers of development, and the special issues these children present in the way they negotiate relationships with their play therapists. Play therapy supervisors will identify how to titrate the multifaceted roles they have in supervision and how to provide feedback based on the variety of roles of play therapy supervisors.

 

Workshop Objectives:

By the end of this course participants are able to:

1) identify supervisees feedback needs and how it emerges and can be addressed in supervision; 2) describe play therapy informed techniques suitable for use in supervision that will demonstrate ways of connecting to children; and 3) describe skills for improving relationships with children that can be passed on to supervisees.

Continuing Education:

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Our provider number is MHC-0085. Continuing education credits are free for licensed mental health counselors.

 

Integrative Mental Health Counseling Services, PLLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers: Our provider number is SW-0308. Continuing education credits are free for social workers.

 

Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC is approved by The Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. Our provider number is 06-168. Integrative Counseling Services, PLLC maintains responsibility for the program. 

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